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State Tipoffs Involving Oregon Newsletter for Sunday May 03, 2020 ( 8 items )  

Calif. Gov. Newsom: Colorado & Nevada Join California, Oregon & Washington in Western States Pact
SACRAMENTO, California, April 28 -- Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-California, issued the following news release: Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced their respective states are joining California, Oregon and Washington in the Western States Pact - a working group of Western state governors with a shared vision for modifying stay at home orders and fighting COVID-19. "I want to thank Colorado and Nevada for joining the Western States Pact," said Governor Newsom. "CO  more

Ore. Gov. Brown Announces COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Plans for Reopening Oregon
SALEM, Oregon, May 2 -- Gov. Kate Brown, D-Oregon, issued the following news release: Governor Kate Brown introduced new plans for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, two foundational elements of her framework for reopening Oregon safely. Ensuring adequate testing capacity and contact tracing will allow Oregon's health care system to effectively identify and treat new cases of COVID-19, trace contacts with new cases to identify those at risk for infection, and contain new outbreaks before com  more

Ore. Gov. Brown: Colorado and Nevada Join California, Oregon, and Washington in Western States Pact
SALEM, Oregon, April 28 -- Gov. Kate Brown, D-Oregon, issued the following news release: Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced their respective states are joining California, Oregon and Washington in the Western States Pact--a working group of Western state governors with a shared vision for modifying stay at home and fighting COVID-19. "As Western states, we are all in this together," said Governor Kate Brown. "Each of our states took quick and decisive act  more

Oregon Health & Science University: Pandemic Prompts Statewide Network of Hospital Resources
PORTLAND, Oregon, April 29 -- Oregon Health and Science University issued the following news release: Oregon health care systems have adopted the equivalent of a 6,000-bed statewide network to manage a surge in patient volumes across the entire state. The new initiative, enabled by GE Healthcare technology in partnership with Oregon Health & Science University and other health systems across the state, allows health systems to see and react to hospital capacity statewide rather than attempting  more

Oregon State COVID-19 Testing Workers Motivated by Potential Widespread Impact of Project
CORVALLIS, Oregon, April 30 -- Oregon State University issued the following news: Oralia Mendez, a community health worker at Oregon State University, is among nearly 100 community members who are working in OSU's newly launched TRACE-COVID-19 testing to help public health officials understand the prevalence of the pandemic virus in Corvallis - and possibly in other Oregon communities going forward. Mendez is being joined by other traditional health workers and dozens of OSU students to help i  more

Oregon State University: Discoverer of Famed Blue Pigment Receives NSF Grant to Look for New Red
CORVALLIS, Oregon, April 30 -- Oregon State University issued the following news: Mas Subramanian, distinguished professor of chemistry at Oregon State University, has received a special $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue the holy grail of color research: an inorganic red pigment that's vivid, safe and durable. "The world has never truly had such a pigment," said Subramanian, the Milton Harris Professor of Materials Science in the OSU College of Science. "If successf  more

Oregon State University: Researchers Make Key Advance Toward Production of Important Biofuel
CORVALLIS, Oregon, April 28 -- Oregon State University issued the following news: An international research collaboration has taken an important step toward the commercially viable manufacture of biobutanol, an alcohol whose strong potential as a fuel for gasoline-powered engines could pave the path away from fossil fuels. The key breakthrough is the development of a new metal organic framework, or MOF, that can efficiently separate biobutanol from the broth of fermented biomass needed for the  more

Wash. Gov. Inslee Announces Colorado & Nevada Will Join Washington, Oregon & California in Western States Pact
OLYMPIA, Washington, April 28 -- Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Washington, issued the following news release: Gov. Jay Inslee announced that Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak are joining Washington, Oregon and California in the Western States Pact -- a working group of Western state governors with a shared vision for modifying stay at home orders and fighting COVID-19. "In Washington state, our decisions are guided by public health data and science and this is a principle we  more